Past Events

2021 - 2019

 
Workshop from Osaka: Let's Speak Kansai Dialect

Thursday, June 30, 2022
7:00pm-8:30pm (PT)

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Craft-Making Workshop

April 26 & May 18, 2022

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Children's Day: Samurai Kids!

Sunday, May 15, 2022
10am-2pm

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Workshop & Screening: Samurai Nights in Arizona

Tucson: Saturday, March 26, 2022
Phoenix: Sunday, March 27, 2022

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Workshop from Osaka: Let's Speak Kansai Dialect

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
7:00pm-8:30pm (PT)

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Wooden Chopsticks, Metal Chopsticks: Grab Japanese and Korean Culture through the Languages

Thursday, November 18, 2021
7 PM (PDT)

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A Lecture and Demonstration by Shozo Michikawa

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
7:00 PM (PT)

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Haiku Workshop for Beginners - Autumn

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
7:00-8:30 PM (PT)

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KAIBYO: The Supernatural Cats of Japan, from Nekomata to Nekomusume

Online Lecture
KAIBYO: The Supernatural Cats of Japan, from Nekomata to Nekomusume 
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 @7PM (PT)

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Onigiri: Ever-Evolving Japanese Soul Food

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
7 PM (PT)

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Workshop : Japanese Anime Subtitling 101

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
7:00pm-8:00pm (PT)

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Outdoor Screening & Samurai Acting Workshop

Sunday, September 19, 2021
Door Open at 6:00pm
Workshop starts at 6:15pm
Movie starts at 7:00pm
 

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Breaking the Silence: A Conversation with Kazuki Takizawa and Dr. Miwa Hitsumoto

Thursday, August 19, 2021
7 PM (PDT)

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Colorful: A Conversation with Eto Mori and Julie Lythcott-Haims

On-Demand Program

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Workshop: Action in Japanese

Thursday, August 12, 2021
7pm-8pm (PT)

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Full Moon Night Wellness Wednesday

Virtual Wellness Program Special Event

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
6:20pm-6:50pm

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2021 PEN World Voices Festival

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
5:30pm-6:45pm (PT)

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SOYBEAN: The Japanese Superfood! “NATTO” and “EDAMAME”

Friday, May 14, 2021
7PM (PDT)

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National Dish of Japan - Secret Charm of Curry Rice

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 @7PM (PDT)

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Haiku Workshop for Beginners

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
7-8:30PM (PST)

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Face-to-Face with Buddhist Deities

Virtual Lecture Series
How to appreciate the temples and their surroundings 
Thursday, Feburary 11 (Kyoto) & 25 (Nara), 2021
7:00-8:30pm (PT)
 

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YOKAI: Oni! From Folktales to Demon Slayer

Online Lecture
YOKAI: Oni! From Folktales to Demon Slayer 
Tuesday, Feburary 2, 2021 @7PM (PST)

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Giggle without Google

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
7-9pm (PST)

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HORSES AND HORSE MEDICINE IN MUROMACHI JAPAN – An Old Manuscript Reveals its Secrets

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
7-8pm (PST)

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Bites of Joy

Friday, October 16, 2020
5:30 PM (PDT)

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The Who's Who of Japanese Deities

Virtual Lecture Series
The Who's Who of Japanese Deities
Thursday, July 16, 30 & Augut 13, 27, 2020
7:00-7:30pm (PT)
Lecture videos are available on our YouTube channel.

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Tokyo Dance Express

June - July, 2020

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#EdamameChamp

Saturday, May 30, 2020
2PM (PDT)

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Become a Voice Over Star

Tuesday, Feburuary 4, 2020
7pm

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Samurai Acting Workshop

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
7pm

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Create Your Own Kanji & Calligraphy

Workshop:
Create Your Own Kanji & Calligraphy
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 7PM


Be creative and become familiar with Kanji and Japanese calligraphy!  This workshop is for all who are interested in writing Kanji and learning about Japanese calligraphy!  You will learn various types of Kanji formations and the concept of radicals.  You will also learn how to write Japanese calligraphy (Shodo) with correct posture, proper way of holding an ink brush, and right stroke orders.  Let's write your own Kanji in calligraphy form on washi paper!

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Butoh Workshop

Monday, November 25, 2019
6pm-9pm

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“SHINTO & GAGAKU”

Monday, November 18, 2019
7pm

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An Evening with Kabuki Actor Kyozo Nakamura

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @7PM

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Samurai Spirit Alive

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 @7pm

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Make Instagrammable Onigiri

Saturday, November 9, 2019 2pm

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John Kaizan Nepture Shakuhachi Live in Los Angeles

Monday, November 4, 2019 @9PM (Door Open: 8PM)

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Workshop: Action in Japanese

Friday, November 1, 2019
7pm

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Evening Time Wellness Wednesday

3rd year anniversary special event

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
7:00pm-8:00pm

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The Animal in the Art of Japan

Trotting to Paradise: The Animal in the Art of Japan
Thursday, October 3, 2019 7pm

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Real Geisha, Real Stories 2019 West Coast Tour

September 4, 5, 6, 2019

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Japanese Calligraphy Performance by KOKA

Saturday, August 24, 2019 @2pm

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Flying out of Miyazaki Animation

Make It Real: Flying out of Miyazaki Animation
Saturday, August 10 @2pm

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Watoji-Art of Japanese Bookbinding in July

Saturday, July 27, 2019
1:30pm-3:30pm

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Face Yoga

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
7pm-8pm

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Nighttime Meditation with Singing Bowl

Thursday, July 18 2019
7:00pm

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Watoji-Art of Japanese Bookbinding

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 7pm

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Cherry Blossoms Odyssey

Cherry Blossoms Odyssey
Thursday, April 18, 2019 7pm

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World of Dance

A Revolution in Movement: The Traditional and Innovative World of Dance
Monday, April 8, 2019 7pm

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Action in Japanese

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
7pm

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Awa-Hop

Monday, March 18, 2019

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Sakura Matsuri

Sunday, March 17, 2019

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Dancing Mavericks Change The World

Dancing Mavericks Change The World
Saturday, March 16 @2pm

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Japan-Mexico Bi-National Week

March 13 - 18, 2019

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Shabutsu-Transcribing Buddha Workshop
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 7pm
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Voice Acting Workshop

Thursday, February 21, 2019
7pm

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Action in Print

Action in Print: visual narrative in Edo-period popular literature
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 7pm

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Secret Gardens of Kyoto from Cutting Back

Secret Gardens of Kyoto from Cutting Back
Tuesday, January 22, 7pm

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Past Events PDF

2018 - 2016

Brewing Happiness: Secrets Behind a Century-Old Sake-Making Family Business
Monday, December 3, 2018 7pm

DETAILS

Lecture & Panel Discussion: Re-Imagining Kurosawa
Monday, November 26, 7pm

DETAILS

Wooden Chopsticks, Metal Chopsticks:
Grab Japanese and Korean Culture through the Languages
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 7pm

DETAILS

CHANGE THE WORLD WITH ONIGIRI 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018 2pm

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LECTURE & DEMONSTRATION: NOH MASKS

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 @7pm

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ASK MARTY

Monday, October 15, 2018 7pm

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Shin Hanga and America: Yoshida Hiroshi's Journey from Painter to Print-Maker
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 7pm

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World of Washi: Unfolding Tradition and Innovation
Thursday, July 26, 2018 7pm

DETAILS

Squids, Our Long-Term Friends Save the World
Thursday June 28, 2018 7pm

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TATAKE TAKE: LET'S PLAY BAMBOO BEAT!

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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Hokusai: The Name that Sold Books
Art and Commerce in Nineteenth-century Japan
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 7pm

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SAKURA MATSURI

Sunday, April 15, 2018

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Akita Dog 101 (Wan Oh Wan!) w/ genuine Akitas in the House
Thursday, March 8 @7pm

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Jamming’ with J-Pop Music Theory
Friday, February 23, 7pm

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Noh Dance, Noh Life
Monday, January 22, 7pm

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FAMILY FUN SUNDAY

Sunday, January 21, 2018

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Special Lecture Series: Deities in Japanese Art
in collaboration with LACMA
Session 5: Celestial Beings
Tuesday, January 16, 7pm

Lecture video (in two parts) can be viewed here:
1 of 2
2 of 2

DETAILS

Special Lecture Series: Deities in Japanese Art
in collaboration with LACMA
Session 4: Wisdom Kings
Tuesday, December 19, 7pm

Lecture video (in three parts) can be viewed here:
1 of 3
2 of 3
3 of 3

DETAILS

Special Lecture Series: Deities in Japanese Art
in collaboration with LACMA
Session 3: Bodhisattvas
Tuesday, November 14, 7pm

Lecture video (in three parts) can be viewed here:
1 of 3
2 of 3
3 of 3

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LECTURE & DEMONSTRATION /THE LIGHT IN THE SHADOW: EXPRESSION OF SUMI INK

Thursday, November 9, 2017 7pm

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The Art of Subtitling: Working Behind the Scenes
Tuesday, November 7, 7pm

DETAILS

Yakuza: Origin and Structure of Japan's Organized Crime Syndicates
Wednesday, November 1, 7pm

DETAILS

DEALING WITH LIFE AND DEATH THE JAPANESE WAY

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Special Lecture Series: Deities in Japanese Art
in collaboration with LACMA
Session 2: Buddhas
Tuesday, October 10, 7pm

Lecture video (in three parts) can be viewed here:
1 of 3
2 of 3
3 of 3

DETAILS

Explore the Home of Japanese Mythology: Shimane
Thursday, October 5, 7pm
DETAILS
Special Lecture Series: Deities in Japanese Art
in collaboration with LACMA
Session 1: Shinto
Tuesday, September 19, 7pm

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DANCE DANCE L'ASIA

Saturday, September 2, 2017

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MATSURI THE FESTIVAL

August 31 [Thu], 2017
5pm - 9pm

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HANDS ON WITH JAPANESE HANDMADE PAPER

July 29, 30, 2017

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Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style
June 8, 2017 7PM

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BAMBOO MUSIC

Sunday, June 4, 2017

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JAPAN KOREA MISO

Thursday, March 9, 2017 @7pm

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RAKUGO SANKYO

Friday, February 24, 2017 7pm
The Harry and Yvonne Lenart Auditorium, Fowler Museum at UCLA

Saturday, Februray 25, 2017 2pm
Garden Room A, JACCC

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TAKAHASHI HIROKO

Sunday, February 12, 2017 2pm-3pm
Loucks Auditorium, Salem Public Library

Monday, February 13, 2017 12:45pm-2pm
Centrum Studio, Oregon College of Art and Craft

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 3:45pm-5:00pm
Forum Auditorium, Otis College of Art and Design

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NEW YEAR'S CUISINE

Saturday, January 7, 2017 5pm-6pm

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Magic and Power in Edo's City Planning
December 2, 2016 7PM

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Kabuki Lecture and Demonstration by Mark Oshima and Kiyomoto Nobushizuyoshi
November 29, 2016 7PM
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ONE PIECE KABUKI

November 27, 2016 (Sunday)

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TIME AFTER TIME

November 1, 2016 - January 29, 2017

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TAKEO KAWAGUCHI - SLOW BODY

October 10th, 2016 (Mon)  7 pm

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The Way of the Japanese Bath by Mark Edward Harris
September 7, 2016 7:30PM

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STREET-STYLE KENDAMA

Thursday, August 25, 2016 @ San Diego
Saturday, August 27, 2016 @ Santa Monica
Sunday, August 28, 2016 @ Los Angeles

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Feel the Beat! Taiko Across the Pacific
August 11, 2016 7PM
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Madame Butterfly and The Birth of The Motion Picture Actress in Japan
June 23, 2016 7PM
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PERSPECTIVES ON RISQUE CINEMA

Monday, March 14 - Friday, March 18, 2016

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CINEMA KABUKI

Saturday, February 6, 2016@7:30pm
Venue: Aratani Theatre

Thursday, February 11, 2016@7:30pm
Venue: Billy Wilder Theater in Hammer Museum

Saturday, February 13, 2016@7:30pm
Venue: AMC Rolling Hills 20

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R&R LIBRARY LOUNGE

Thursday, January 28, 2016

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Introducing Kabuki: History, Aesthetics, and Star Power
January 19, 2016 7PM
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2015 - 2012

JAVA AND JAZZ LIBRARY LOUNGE

Thursday, December 3, 2015

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CHANGE THE WORLD WITH ONIGIRI

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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Fragility is Photos a Photographer's Intimate Study of the Human Body and Soul
October 2, 2015 7PM

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JAPANESE DESIGN TODAY

Thursday, September 3, 2015

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KYOGEN PERFORMANCE/WORKSHOP

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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DAIDENGAKU DANCE WORKSHOP

Saturday, August 22, 2015

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JFLA LECTURE SERIES 30

Curating the State of the 'Art': Diversity Inspires Creativity Inspires Tech
July 28, 2015, 7PM

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MASHI MURAKAMI MEET & GREET

Monday, July 6, 2015

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Brewing A Community: A Sake Maker's Journey to Her Roots and Beyond
June 25, 2015, 7PM
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DAUGHTERS OF THE SAMURAI

Monday, May 11, 2015

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Delicious Devotion: Soulful Vegetarian Cooking for the Body & Mind
May 6, 2015, 7PM
DETAILS
Tales Spun from illustrations of Beautiful Women: Quiet, Unchanging, All to Myself
May 6, 2015, 7PM
DETAILS
Japanese Literature in This Decade: How A Smaller World Leads to More Literature We Can All Enjoy
March 4, 2015, 7PM

DETAILS

Empowerment through Bilingualism: An Evening with Marty Friedman
January 26, 2015, 7PM
DETAILS
Shikinen Sengu: Heart of Japan Captured by Photographer Sanjiro Minamikawa
December 9, 2014, 7PM
DETAILS
ONE-MAN KABUKI STORYTELLER

Friday, October 10, 2014

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Floating in the Moment: Artist Talk with photographer Mikiko Hara
October 9th, 2014, 7PM
DETAILS
Superheroes Set Side-by-Side: A Cultural Comparison Between Japanese and American Superheroes
September 11th, 2014, 7PM

DETAILS

Japanese Folktales Meet the Opera House
July 17th, 2014, 7PM

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ZEN CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Saturday, June 14, 2014

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Ten Theses on Japanese Gardens
May 21th 2014, 7PM

DETAILS

Operation Tomodachi and Afterwards: A U.S. Marine Corps Perspective
May 15th 2014, 7PM

DETAILS

Kokeshi: The Tohoku Artisan Spirit
April 17th, 2014 at 7PM
DETAILS
RAKUGO

Saturday, March 22, 2014

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Noh Theatre in the 21st Century
Featuring: Tatsushige Udaka and Haruna Tanaka
March 13th, 2014 at 7:30PM
DETAILS
Artist Talk with Koki Tanaka
March 11th, 2014 at 7PM
DETAILS
THE GREAT PASSAGE

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

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Building Art: An Architect's Trip to Japan
With Principal and Studio Design Lead, AECOM, Peter Zellner
January 30th, 2014 at 7PM
DETAILS
AI KUWABARA TRIO PROJECT

November 16, 2013

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JAPANESE KITES
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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New Visions of Japanese Studies at UCLA
With Professor Katsuya Hirano and Professor Michael Emmerich
October 21st , 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

HACHI - A DOG'S TALE

September 28, 2013

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Washi: Infinite Ideas in Traditional Techniques
With Master Papermakers, Hironao Hamada and Osamu Hamada
Lecture by Yona Warmin, Director of Hiromi Paper Inc.
September 19th, 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

World of Deadly Valor and Tempered Beauty:
The Japanese Sword Paradox
Master Swordsmith Kunimasa Matsuba
September 3th, 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

PIONEERS IN COURAGE AND SPECIAL FILM SCREENING
Lecture by Masako Iino, Former President of Tsuda College, and Screening of Hisako Matsui's "Leonie"
Saturday, July 13th, 2013 at 3PM

DETAILS

Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion
With Akiko Fukai, Director and Chief Curator of the Kyoto Costume Institute
Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 7PM
Goethe-Institut (directly across the courtyard from JFLA)

DETAILS

Art, Protest, Revolution: Avant-Garde Madness in 1960s Japan
With Professor William Marotti
June 5th, 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

JAPAN FILM FESTIVAL
Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

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DIRECTOR'S TALK
Saturday, May 11, 2013

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Curators’ View: Japanese Contemporary Photography
Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

Watch & Learn - Classical Japanese Dance And Make-up
By Masako Nishika & Kirk Nishikawa Dixon
Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

E10: Bento - Japanese Culture in a Box
By Debra Samuels
Monday, April 8th, 2013 at 7PM

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E9: Asian Voices And The US Japan Relationship in 2013
By Aiko Doden
Friday, March 1st, 2013 at 7PM

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E8: Anime and Hollywood
By Roland Kelts
Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 7PM

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E7: Restoration of Fukushima from 3.11
Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 7PM

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E6: PARO: The World's Most Therapeutic Robot
Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 1PM

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E5: Explore the World of GO
Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 1PM

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E4: NIKKATSU AT 100
October 26, 27, 28, 2012

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E3: CAST ME IF YOU CAN
SEPTEMBER 26, 2012

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E2: ABEYA TSUGARU-SHAMISEN
Monday, April 9, 2012

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E1: ARIGATO FROM JAPAN
Friday, March 2, 2012

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Lecture Series PDF (OLD)

2018 - 2016

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 56

Brewing Happiness: Secrets Behind a Century-Old Sake-Making Family Business
Monday, December 3, 2018 7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 55

Lecture & Panel Discussion: Re-Imagining Kurosawa
Monday, November 26, 7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 54

Wooden Chopsticks, Metal Chopsticks:
Grab Japanese and Korean Culture through the Languages
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 53

Shin Hanga and America: Yoshida Hiroshi's Journey from Painter to Print-Maker
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 52

World of Washi: Unfolding Tradition and Innovation
Thursday, July 26, 2018 7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 51

Squids, Our Long-Term Friends Save the World
Thursday June 28, 2018 7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 50

Hokusai: The Name that Sold Books
Art and Commerce in Nineteenth-century Japan
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 49

Akita Dog 101 (Wan Oh Wan!) w/ genuine Akitas in the House
Thursday, March 8 @7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 48

Jamming’ with J-Pop Music Theory
Friday, February 23, 7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 47

Noh Dance, Noh Life
Monday, January 22, 7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 46

Special Lecture Series: Deities in Japanese Art
in collaboration with LACMA
Session 5: Celestial Beings
Tuesday, January 16, 7pm

Lecture video (in two parts) can be viewed here:
1 of 2
2 of 2

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 45

Special Lecture Series: Deities in Japanese Art
in collaboration with LACMA
Session 4: Wisdom Kings
Tuesday, December 19, 7pm

Lecture video (in three parts) can be viewed here:
1 of 3
2 of 3
3 of 3

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 44

Special Lecture Series: Deities in Japanese Art
in collaboration with LACMA
Session 3: Bodhisattvas
Tuesday, November 14, 7pm

Lecture video (in three parts) can be viewed here:
1 of 3
2 of 3
3 of 3

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 43

The Art of Subtitling: Working Behind the Scenes
Tuesday, November 7, 7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 42

Yakuza: Origin and Structure of Japan's Organized Crime Syndicates
Wednesday, November 1, 7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 41

Special Lecture Series: Deities in Japanese Art
in collaboration with LACMA
Session 2: Buddhas
Tuesday, October 10, 7pm

Lecture video (in three parts) can be viewed here:
1 of 3
2 of 3
3 of 3

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 40

Explore the Home of Japanese Mythology: Shimane
Thursday, October 5, 7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 39

Special Lecture Series: Deities in Japanese Art
in collaboration with LACMA
Session 1: Shinto
Tuesday, September 19, 7pm

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 38

Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style
June 8, 2017 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 37

Magic and Power in Edo's City Planning
December 2, 2016 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 36

Kabuki Lecture and Demonstration by Mark Oshima and Kiyomoto Nobushizuyoshi
November 29, 2016 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 35

The Way of the Japanese Bath by Mark Edward Harris
September 7, 2016 7:30PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 34

Feel the Beat! Taiko Across the Pacific
August 11, 2016 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 33

Madame Butterfly and The Birth of The Motion Picture Actress in Japan
June 23, 2016 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 32

Introducing Kabuki: History, Aesthetics, and Star Power
January 19, 2016 7PM

DETAILS

2015 - 2012

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 31

Fragility is Photos a Photographer's Intimate Study of the Human Body and Soul
October 2, 2015 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 30

Curating the State of the 'Art': Diversity Inspires Creativity Inspires Tech
July 28, 2015, 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 29

Brewing A Community: A Sake Maker's Journey to Her Roots and Beyond
June 25, 2015, 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 28

Delicious Devotion: Soulful Vegetarian Cooking for the Body & Mind
May 6, 2015, 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 27

Tales Spun from illustrations of Beautiful Women: Quiet, Unchanging, All to Myself
May 6, 2015, 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 26

Japanese Literature in This Decade: How A Smaller World Leads to More Literature We Can All Enjoy
March 4, 2015, 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 25

Empowerment through Bilingualism: An Evening with Marty Friedman
January 26, 2015, 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 24

Shikinen Sengu: Heart of Japan Captured by Photographer Sanjiro Minamikawa
December 9, 2014, 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 23

Floating in the Moment: Artist Talk with photographer Mikiko Hara
October 9th, 2014, 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 22

Superheroes Set Side-by-Side: A Cultural Comparison Between Japanese and American Superheroes
September 11th, 2014, 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 21

Japanese Folktales Meet the Opera House
July 17th, 2014, 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 20

Ten Theses on Japanese Gardens
May 21th 2014, 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 19

Operation Tomodachi and Afterwards: A U.S. Marine Corps Perspective
May 15th 2014, 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 18

Kokeshi: The Tohoku Artisan Spirit
April 17th, 2014 at 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 17

Noh Theatre in the 21st Century
Featuring: Tatsushige Udaka and Haruna Tanaka
March 13th, 2014 at 7:30PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 16

Artist Talk with Koki Tanaka
March 11th, 2014 at 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 15

Building Art: An Architect's Trip to Japan
With Principal and Studio Design Lead, AECOM, Peter Zellner
January 30th, 2014 at 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 14

New Visions of Japanese Studies at UCLA
With Professor Katsuya Hirano and Professor Michael Emmerich
October 21st , 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 13

Washi: Infinite Ideas in Traditional Techniques
With Master Papermakers, Hironao Hamada and Osamu Hamada
Lecture by Yona Warmin, Director of Hiromi Paper Inc.
September 19th, 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 12

World of Deadly Valor and Tempered Beauty:
The Japanese Sword Paradox
Master Swordsmith Kunimasa Matsuba
September 3th, 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 11

PIONEERS IN COURAGE AND SPECIAL FILM SCREENING
Lecture by Masako Iino, Former President of Tsuda College, and Screening of Hisako Matsui's "Leonie"
Saturday, July 13th, 2013 at 3PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 10

Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion
With Akiko Fukai, Director and Chief Curator of the Kyoto Costume Institute
Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 7PM
Goethe-Institut (directly across the courtyard from JFLA)

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 09

Art, Protest, Revolution: Avant-Garde Madness in 1960s Japan
With Professor William Marotti
June 5th, 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 08

Curators’ View: Japanese Contemporary Photography
Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 07

Watch & Learn - Classical Japanese Dance And Make-up
By Masako Nishika & Kirk Nishikawa Dixon
Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 06

Bento - Japanese Culture in a Box
By Debra Samuels
Monday, April 8th, 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 05

Asian Voices And The US Japan Relationship in 2013
By Aiko Doden
Friday, March 1st, 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 04

Anime and Hollywood
By Roland Kelts
Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 7PM

DETAILS

JFLA LECTURE SERIES 03

Restoration of Fukushima from 3.11
Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 7PM

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JFLA LECTURE SERIES 02

PARO: The World's Most Therapeutic Robot
Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 1PM

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JFLA LECTURE SERIES 01

Explore the World of GO
Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 1PM

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2018 - 2012

CHANGE THE WORLD WITH ONIGIRI 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018 2pm

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LECTURE & DEMONSTRATION: NOH MASKS

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 @7pm

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ASK MARTY

Monday, October 15, 2018 7pm

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TATAKE TAKE: LET'S PLAY BAMBOO BEAT!

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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SAKURA MATSURI

Sunday, April 15, 2018

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FAMILY FUN SUNDAY

Sunday, January 21, 2018

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LECTURE & DEMONSTRATION /THE LIGHT IN THE SHADOW: EXPRESSION OF SUMI INK

Thursday, November 9, 2017 7pm

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DEALING WITH LIFE AND DEATH THE JAPANESE WAY

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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DANCE DANCE L'ASIA

Saturday, September 2, 2017

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MATSURI THE FESTIVAL

August 31 [Thu], 2017
5pm - 9pm

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HANDS ON WITH JAPANESE HANDMADE PAPER

July 29, 30, 2017

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BAMBOO MUSIC

Sunday, June 4, 2017

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JAPAN KOREA MISO

Thursday, March 9, 2017 @7pm

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RAKUGO SANKYO

Friday, February 24, 2017 7pm
The Harry and Yvonne Lenart Auditorium, Fowler Museum at UCLA

Saturday, Februray 25, 2017 2pm
Garden Room A, JACCC

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TAKAHASHI HIROKO

Sunday, February 12, 2017 2pm-3pm
Loucks Auditorium, Salem Public Library

Monday, February 13, 2017 12:45pm-2pm
Centrum Studio, Oregon College of Art and Craft

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 3:45pm-5:00pm
Forum Auditorium, Otis College of Art and Design

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NEW YEAR'S CUISINE

Saturday, January 7, 2017 5pm-6pm

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ONE PIECE KABUKI

November 27, 2016 (Sunday)

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TIME AFTER TIME

November 1, 2016 - January 29, 2017

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TAKEO KAWAGUCHI - SLOW BODY

October 10th, 2016 (Mon)  7 pm

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STREET-STYLE KENDAMA

Thursday, August 25, 2016 @ San Diego
Saturday, August 27, 2016 @ Santa Monica
Sunday, August 28, 2016 @ Los Angeles

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PERSPECTIVES ON RISQUE CINEMA

Monday, March 14 - Friday, March 18, 2016

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CINEMA KABUKI

Saturday, February 6, 2016@7:30pm
Venue: Aratani Theatre

Thursday, February 11, 2016@7:30pm
Venue: Billy Wilder Theater in Hammer Museum

Saturday, February 13, 2016@7:30pm
Venue: AMC Rolling Hills 20

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R&R LIBRARY LOUNGE

Thursday, January 28, 2016

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JAVA AND JAZZ LIBRARY LOUNGE

Thursday, December 3, 2015

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CHANGE THE WORLD WITH ONIGIRI

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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JAPANESE DESIGN TODAY

Thursday, September 3, 2015

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KYOGEN PERFORMANCE/WORKSHOP

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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DAIDENGAKU DANCE WORKSHOP

Saturday, August 22, 2015

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MASHI MURAKAMI MEET & GREET

Monday, July 6, 2015

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DAUGHTERS OF THE SAMURAI

Monday, May 11, 2015

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ONE-MAN KABUKI STORYTELLER

Friday, October 10, 2014

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ZEN CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Saturday, June 14, 2014

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RAKUGO

Saturday, March 22, 2014

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THE GREAT PASSAGE

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

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AI KUWABARA TRIO PROJECT

November 16, 2013

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JAPANESE KITES

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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HACHI - A DOG'S TALE

September 28, 2013

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JAPAN FILM FESTIVAL

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

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DIRECTOR'S TALK

Saturday, May 11, 2013

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NIKKATSU AT 100

October 26, 27, 28, 2012

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CAST ME IF YOU CAN

SEPTEMBER 26, 2012

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ABEYA TSUGARU-SHAMISEN

Monday, April 9, 2012

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ARIGATO FROM JAPAN

Friday, March 2, 2012

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